The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Rank 879 900 890
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Operations Engineer 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-46.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 11 £37,500 -25.00%
London - 4 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £27,000 -
Leeds - 3 £27,000 -
South West - 2 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £37,500 -
Swindon - 2 £37,500 -
South East -13 1 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
City of London - 1 £52,500 -

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) MCP
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (50.00%) CCNA
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (46.15%) MCSE
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) VMware
6 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) LAN
8 8 (30.77%) VBScript
8 8 (30.77%) Spread Betting
8 8 (30.77%) Apple
9 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
10 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 6 (23.08%) SCOM
11 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (19.23%) CCIE
11 5 (19.23%) CCNP
11 5 (19.23%) VCAP
12 4 (15.38%) SCCM
12 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
13 3 (11.54%) CMDB
13 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (34.62%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) DMZ
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Spread Betting
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) CMDB
5 2 (7.69%) Clustering
6 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) MCP
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (50.00%) CCNA
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (46.15%) MCSE
5 9 (34.62%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (19.23%) CCIE
6 5 (19.23%) CCNP
6 5 (19.23%) VCAP
7 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Apple
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) MobileIron